NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2014 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://www.nycgovparks.org/sub_things_to_do/upcoming_events/events_search.php NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Thu, 18 Dec 2014 21:42:11 GMT NYC Parks News 25 25 http://www.nycgovparks.org/sub_things_to_do/upcoming_events/events_search.php http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/parks_leaf_thumb.gif <![CDATA[Holiday Train Show]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/18/holiday-train-show http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/18/holiday-train-show Date: December 18, 2014

A 23-year New York tradition where real trains zip past city landmarks in the glow of the great Haupt Conservatory.

Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials. Marvel over G-scale trains humming along between the Statue of Liberty and Rockefeller Center, traveling on a quarter mile of track as they bring life to this cherished holiday experience. Real trains, real landmarks, real fun—now at NYBG.

Please note: Advance reservations are strongly recommended as tickets do sell out. Purchase tickets here. This exhibition is closed on some Mondays and major holidays.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: New York Botanical Garden

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2014-12-18 2014-12-18 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.8626, -73.8783 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:01 EST
<![CDATA[Le Carrousel at Bryant Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/18/le-carrousel-at-bryant-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/18/le-carrousel-at-bryant-park Date: December 18, 2014

Support the Mayor’s Community Parks Initiative by taking a spin on Le Carrousel in Bryant Park.

Through the entire month of December, Le Carrousel in Bryant Park will contribute $1 from each individual ticket sale to this worthy program which invests money and resources in the community parks that need it most.

Please note: Le Carrousel is open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Sundays through Thursdays and from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. On Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, Le Carrousel will open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. during Holiday Recess (December 26 - December 30).

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-12-18 2014-12-18 11:00 am 9:00 pm 40.7533, -73.984 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5476342bc91cf.jpg Mon, 15 Dec 2014 17:00:03 EST
<![CDATA[Holiday Train Show]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/19/holiday-train-show http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/19/holiday-train-show Date: December 19, 2014

A 23-year New York tradition where real trains zip past city landmarks in the glow of the great Haupt Conservatory.

Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials. Marvel over G-scale trains humming along between the Statue of Liberty and Rockefeller Center, traveling on a quarter mile of track as they bring life to this cherished holiday experience. Real trains, real landmarks, real fun—now at NYBG.

Please note: Advance reservations are strongly recommended as tickets do sell out. Purchase tickets here. This exhibition is closed on some Mondays and major holidays.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: New York Botanical Garden

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2014-12-19 2014-12-19 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.8626, -73.8783 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:01 EST
<![CDATA[Le Carrousel at Bryant Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/19/le-carrousel http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/19/le-carrousel Date: December 19, 2014

Support the Mayor’s Community Parks Initiative by taking a spin on Le Carrousel in Bryant Park.

Through the entire month of December, Le Carrousel in Bryant Park will contribute $1 from each individual ticket sale to this worthy program which invests money and resources in the community parks that need it most.

Please note: Le Carrousel is open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Sundays through Thursdays and from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. On Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, Le Carrousel will open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. during Holiday Recess (December 26 - December 30).

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-12-19 2014-12-19 11:00 am 10:00 pm 40.7533, -73.984 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5476342bc91cf.jpg Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:00:04 EST
<![CDATA[Santa's Corner at Bryant Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/19/santas-corner-at-bryant-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/19/santas-corner-at-bryant-park Date: December 19, 2014

Santa visits Bryant Park!

Join Santa and his helpers for a parade through Winter Village. Then take a photo with Santa at Santa's Corner.

1:00pm - 1:45pm: Santa parade with Christmas carolers
1:45pm - 4:00pm: Free photos at Santa's Corner

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-12-19 2014-12-19 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.7537, -73.9836 Mon, 01 Dec 2014 17:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Seasonal Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/19/seasonal-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/19/seasonal-crafts Date: December 19, 2014

Make seasonal and holiday arts & crafts items to take home.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-12-19 2014-12-19 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:15 EST
<![CDATA[Crazy Sweater Dance]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/19/crazy-sweater-dance http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/19/crazy-sweater-dance Date: December 19, 2014

Come in your craziest sweater and join us as we dance the night away at our Crazy Sweater Dance.

This event is open to members & non-members ages 18+. For more information please call the Recreation Center.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3545

Location: Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2014-12-19 2014-12-19 6:00 pm 8:00 pm 40.5926, -74.1358 Thu, 11 Dec 2014 13:00:04 EST
<![CDATA[Arts, Crafts, and Game Day with Princess for Lifetime]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/20/artscraftsgame-day-with-princess-for-lifetime http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/20/artscraftsgame-day-with-princess-for-lifetime Date: December 20, 2014

Participants will enjoy arts and crafts, as well as games and activities using sand art, paper crafts, and more.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-12-20 2014-12-20 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:42 EST
<![CDATA[Holiday Train Show]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/20/holiday-train-show http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/20/holiday-train-show Date: December 20, 2014

A 23-year New York tradition where real trains zip past city landmarks in the glow of the great Haupt Conservatory.

Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials. Marvel over G-scale trains humming along between the Statue of Liberty and Rockefeller Center, traveling on a quarter mile of track as they bring life to this cherished holiday experience. Real trains, real landmarks, real fun—now at NYBG.

Please note: Advance reservations are strongly recommended as tickets do sell out. Purchase tickets here. This exhibition is closed on Mondays.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: New York Botanical Garden

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2014-12-20 2014-12-20 10:00 am 7:00 pm 40.8626, -73.8783 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:01 EST
<![CDATA[Goodbye Fall, Hello Winter]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/20/goodbye-fall-hello-winter http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/20/goodbye-fall-hello-winter Date: December 20, 2014

Celebrate the end of fall and look forward to the cozy winter days ahead.

Weather permitting, we will take a short walk and see how the forest has been preparing for winter. Then we will create a special craft that will add light to the season’s shorter, darker days as we cozy up near the fireplace and enjoy a warm cup of tea or hot cocoa.

This program is recommended for ages 4-8 with an adult chaperone.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2014-12-20 2014-12-20 11:00 am 12:00 pm 40.5884, -74.1391 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:32:46 EST
<![CDATA[Le Carrousel at Bryant Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/20/le-carrousel http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/20/le-carrousel Date: December 20, 2014

Support the Mayor’s Community Parks Initiative by taking a spin on Le Carrousel in Bryant Park.

Through the entire month of December, Le Carrousel in Bryant Park will contribute $1 from each individual ticket sale to this worthy program which invests money and resources in the community parks that need it most.

Please note: Le Carrousel is open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Sundays through Thursdays and from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. On Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, Le Carrousel will open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. during Holiday Recess (December 26 - December 30).

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-12-20 2014-12-20 11:00 am 10:00 pm 40.7533, -73.984 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5476342bc91cf.jpg Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:00:04 EST
<![CDATA[North Pole Stroll]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/20/north-pole-stroll http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/20/north-pole-stroll Date: December 20, 2014

You don't need to board the Polar Express to the North Pole!

The North Pole is coming to our community, to Sunset Park Recreation Center. Families with children are welcome! You can stroll through the North Pole, take pictures together, receive gifts & prizes and learn more about the center holding the event.

Admission is absolutely free. For more information, please call the center at (718) 972-2135.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 972-2135

Location: Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park)

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B087 Sunset Park 2014-12-20 2014-12-20 12:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.648, -74.0037 Mon, 08 Dec 2014 18:00:03 EST
<![CDATA[Santa's Corner at Bryant Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/20/santas-corner-at-bryant-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/20/santas-corner-at-bryant-park Date: December 20, 2014

Santa visits Bryant Park!

Join Santa and his helpers for a parade through Winter Village. Then take a photo with Santa at Santa's Corner.

1:00pm - 1:45pm: Santa parade with Christmas carolers
1:45pm - 4:00pm: Free photos at Santa's Corner

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-12-20 2014-12-20 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.7537, -73.9836 Mon, 01 Dec 2014 17:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Paper Arts & Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/20/paper-arts-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/20/paper-arts-crafts Date: December 20, 2014

Participants will have fun creating paper arts and crafts. Projects may also include origami, kirigami, decoupage, and collage.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-12-20 2014-12-20 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:56 EST
<![CDATA[Astronomy]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/20/astronomy http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/20/astronomy Date: December 20, 2014

The wonders of the universe are ready to be discovered and New York City parks are the perfect place to stargaze and explore the night sky.

Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history, and folklore of the universe. Astronomy programs feature the use of telescopes and binoculars to observe specific astronomical events.

Programs are best enjoyed on clear nights, so please call ahead if weather conditions are not clear.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (212) 772-3751

Location: North Side of the Great Lawn (in Central Park)

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M010 Central Park 2014-12-20 2014-12-20 6:00 pm 40.7825, -73.9657 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:43 EST
<![CDATA[Holiday Train Show]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/21/holiday-train-show http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/21/holiday-train-show Date: December 21, 2014

A 23-year New York tradition where real trains zip past city landmarks in the glow of the great Haupt Conservatory.

Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials. Marvel over G-scale trains humming along between the Statue of Liberty and Rockefeller Center, traveling on a quarter mile of track as they bring life to this cherished holiday experience. Real trains, real landmarks, real fun—now at NYBG.

Please note: Advance reservations are strongly recommended as tickets do sell out. Purchase tickets here. This exhibition is closed on Mondays.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: New York Botanical Garden

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2014-12-21 2014-12-21 10:00 am 7:00 pm 40.8626, -73.8783 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:01 EST
<![CDATA[Family Art Project: Snow-Globe Gift Boxes]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/21/family-art-project-snowglobe-gift-boxes http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/21/family-art-project-snowglobe-gift-boxes Date: December 21, 2014

Choose from live evergreen boughs and their wonderful scents and textures to create a winter wonderland snow-globe box. Add inhabitants and decorate it with shiny foil, snowy shapes and natural objects, such as cones, dried herbs and spices.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Wave Hill

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X209 Wave Hill 2014-12-21 2014-12-21 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.8987, -73.9125 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/54610336a32ab.jpg Tue, 18 Nov 2014 16:00:03 EST
<![CDATA[Youth Wheelchair Basketball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/21/youth-wheelchair-basketball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/21/youth-wheelchair-basketball Date: December 21, 2014

NYC Parks' Chelsea Recreation Center is starting a new sports program for children with physical disabilities ages 6-21. Come out and learn to play wheelchair basketball with the New York Rollin' Fury! There are sportschairs available for use at Chelsea Recreation Center, if needed.

For more information, contact Emmanuel Diaz at Emmanuel.Diaz@parks.nyc.gov or (212) 255-3705.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 255-3705

Location: Chelsea Recreation Center

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M260 Chelsea Recreation Center 2014-12-21 2014-12-21 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.7483, -74.0022 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:57 EST
<![CDATA[Le Carrousel at Bryant Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/21/le-carrousel-at-bryant-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/21/le-carrousel-at-bryant-park Date: December 21, 2014

Support the Mayor’s Community Parks Initiative by taking a spin on Le Carrousel in Bryant Park.

Through the entire month of December, Le Carrousel in Bryant Park will contribute $1 from each individual ticket sale to this worthy program which invests money and resources in the community parks that need it most.

Please note: Le Carrousel is open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Sundays through Thursdays and from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. On Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, Le Carrousel will open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. during Holiday Recess (December 26 - December 30).

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-12-21 2014-12-21 11:00 am 9:00 pm 40.7533, -73.984 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5476342bc91cf.jpg Mon, 15 Dec 2014 17:00:03 EST
<![CDATA[Breakfast With Santa]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/21/breakfast-with-santa http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/21/breakfast-with-santa Date: December 21, 2014

Santa is coming to Greenbelt. Children ages 4-10 years old are invited to join us for our Breakfast with Santa.

OPen to members and non-members. Space is limited. Please call the Center for more information.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 667-3545

Location: Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2014-12-21 2014-12-21 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.5926, -74.1358 Thu, 11 Dec 2014 17:00:04 EST
<![CDATA[Animal Tracks]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/21/animal-tracks http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/21/animal-tracks Date: December 21, 2014

New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. From falcons and salamanders, to deer and seals, wildlife viewing opportunities exist year-round in all of our parks. Wildlife viewing is a perfect activity for any age.

Our Rangers will teach you the basics about wildlife tracking. By the end you will be skilled in recognizing differences between raccoon and common housecat tracks.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

Location: Park Drive and Clove Road (in Clove Lakes Park)

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R005 Clove Lakes Park 2014-12-21 2014-12-21 1:00 pm 40.619, -74.1061 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:30 EST
<![CDATA[Santa's Corner at Bryant Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/21/santas-corner-at-bryant-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/21/santas-corner-at-bryant-park Date: December 21, 2014

Santa visits Bryant Park!

Join Santa and his helpers for a parade through Winter Village. Then take a photo with Santa at Santa's Corner.

1:00pm - 1:45pm: Santa parade with Christmas carolers
1:45pm - 4:00pm: Free photos at Santa's Corner

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-12-21 2014-12-21 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.7537, -73.9836 Mon, 01 Dec 2014 17:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[The Science behind the Solstice]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/21/the-science-behind-the-solstice http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/21/the-science-behind-the-solstice Date: December 21, 2014

Learn myths and legends surrounding the season’s shortest day, as well as the science behind the shorter days and the snow to come.

Join us for a short hike along the nature center trail in search of seasonal changes, then cozy up by the fireplace to a cup of hot cocoa or tea.

This program is geared for ages 10 and up.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-3450

Location: Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)

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R129 Blood Root Valley 2014-12-21 2014-12-21 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.5884, -74.1391 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:23 EST
<![CDATA[Winter Solstice Celebration]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/21/winter-solstice-celebration http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/21/winter-solstice-celebration Date: December 21, 2014

Enjoy hearthside stories, hot cider, and a candle light walk on the Putnam Trail with the Urban Park Rangers.

Start time: 4:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 548-0912

Location: Van Cortlandt Golf House & Lower Putnam Trail (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2014-12-21 2014-12-21 4:00 pm 40.8888, -73.8925 Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:00:04 EST
<![CDATA[Holiday Train Show]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/22/holiday-train-show http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/22/holiday-train-show Date: December 22, 2014

A 23-year New York tradition where real trains zip past city landmarks in the glow of the great Haupt Conservatory.

Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials. Marvel over G-scale trains humming along between the Statue of Liberty and Rockefeller Center, traveling on a quarter mile of track as they bring life to this cherished holiday experience. Real trains, real landmarks, real fun—now at NYBG.

Please note: Advance reservations are strongly recommended as tickets do sell out. Purchase tickets here. This exhibition is closed on Mondays.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: New York Botanical Garden

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2014-12-22 2014-12-22 10:00 am 7:00 pm 40.8626, -73.8783 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:01 EST
<![CDATA[Le Carrousel at Bryant Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/22/le-carrousel-at-bryant-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/22/le-carrousel-at-bryant-park Date: December 22, 2014

Support the Mayor’s Community Parks Initiative by taking a spin on Le Carrousel in Bryant Park.

Through the entire month of December, Le Carrousel in Bryant Park will contribute $1 from each individual ticket sale to this worthy program which invests money and resources in the community parks that need it most.

Please note: Le Carrousel is open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Sundays through Thursdays and from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. On Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, Le Carrousel will open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. during Holiday Recess (December 26 - December 30).

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-12-22 2014-12-22 11:00 am 9:00 pm 40.7533, -73.984 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5476342bc91cf.jpg Mon, 15 Dec 2014 17:00:03 EST
<![CDATA[Santa's Corner at Bryant Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/22/santas-corner-at-bryant-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/22/santas-corner-at-bryant-park Date: December 22, 2014

Santa visits Bryant Park!

Join Santa and his helpers for a parade through Winter Village. Then take a photo with Santa at Santa's Corner.

1:00pm - 1:45pm: Santa parade with Christmas carolers
1:45pm - 4:00pm: Free photos at Santa's Corner

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-12-22 2014-12-22 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.7537, -73.9836 Mon, 01 Dec 2014 17:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Holiday Train Show]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/23/holiday-train-show http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/23/holiday-train-show Date: December 23, 2014

A 23-year New York tradition where real trains zip past city landmarks in the glow of the great Haupt Conservatory.

Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials. Marvel over G-scale trains humming along between the Statue of Liberty and Rockefeller Center, traveling on a quarter mile of track as they bring life to this cherished holiday experience. Real trains, real landmarks, real fun—now at NYBG.

Please note: Advance reservations are strongly recommended as tickets do sell out. Purchase tickets here. This exhibition is closed on Mondays.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: New York Botanical Garden

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2014-12-23 2014-12-23 10:00 am 7:00 pm 40.8626, -73.8783 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:01 EST
<![CDATA[Le Carrousel at Bryant Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/23/le-carrousel-at-bryant-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/23/le-carrousel-at-bryant-park Date: December 23, 2014

Support the Mayor’s Community Parks Initiative by taking a spin on Le Carrousel in Bryant Park.

Through the entire month of December, Le Carrousel in Bryant Park will contribute $1 from each individual ticket sale to this worthy program which invests money and resources in the community parks that need it most.

Please note: Le Carrousel is open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Sundays through Thursdays and from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. On Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, Le Carrousel will open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. during Holiday Recess (December 26 - December 30).

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-12-23 2014-12-23 11:00 am 9:00 pm 40.7533, -73.984 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5476342bc91cf.jpg Mon, 15 Dec 2014 17:00:03 EST
<![CDATA[Santa's Corner at Bryant Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/23/santas-corner-at-bryant-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/23/santas-corner-at-bryant-park Date: December 23, 2014

Santa visits Bryant Park!

Join Santa and his helpers for a parade through Winter Village. Then take a photo with Santa at Santa's Corner.

1:00pm - 1:45pm: Santa parade with Christmas carolers
1:45pm - 4:00pm: Free photos at Santa's Corner

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-12-23 2014-12-23 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.7537, -73.9836 Mon, 01 Dec 2014 17:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Holiday Train Show]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/24/holiday-train-show http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/24/holiday-train-show Date: December 24, 2014

A 23-year New York tradition where real trains zip past city landmarks in the glow of the great Haupt Conservatory.

Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials. Marvel over G-scale trains humming along between the Statue of Liberty and Rockefeller Center, traveling on a quarter mile of track as they bring life to this cherished holiday experience. Real trains, real landmarks, real fun—now at NYBG.

Please note: Advance reservations are strongly recommended as tickets do sell out. Purchase tickets here. This exhibition is closed on Mondays.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: New York Botanical Garden

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2014-12-24 2014-12-24 10:00 am 3:00 pm 40.8626, -73.8783 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:01 EST
<![CDATA[Le Carrousel at Bryant Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/24/le-carrousel http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/24/le-carrousel Date: December 24, 2014

Support the Mayor’s Community Parks Initiative by taking a spin on Le Carrousel in Bryant Park.

Through the entire month of December, Le Carrousel in Bryant Park will contribute $1 from each individual ticket sale to this worthy program which invests money and resources in the community parks that need it most.

Please note: Le Carrousel is open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Sundays through Thursdays and from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. On Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, Le Carrousel will open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. during Holiday Recess (December 26 - December 30).

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-12-24 2014-12-24 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.7533, -73.984 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5476342bc91cf.jpg Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:00:04 EST
<![CDATA[Santa's Corner at Bryant Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/24/santas-corner-at-bryant-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/24/santas-corner-at-bryant-park Date: December 24, 2014

Santa visits Bryant Park!

Join Santa and his helpers for a parade through Winter Village. Then take a photo with Santa at Santa's Corner.

1:00pm - 1:45pm: Santa parade with Christmas carolers
1:45pm - 4:00pm: Free photos at Santa's Corner

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Bryant Park

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-12-24 2014-12-24 1:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.7537, -73.9836 Mon, 01 Dec 2014 17:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Christmas Eve Caroling]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/24/christmas-eve-caroling-at-washington-arch http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/24/christmas-eve-caroling-at-washington-arch Date: December 24, 2014

Christmas Eve is the traditional time to celebrate the holiday with carols at the Washington Square Arch.

The Rob Susman Brass Quartet and the revelers from all over the city will gather to sing out the familiar tunes.

The words are in the songbooks distributed compliments of the Washington Square Association, but many will know them by heart. “Peace on Earth, Good Will to Men” will ring out to remind us all of the true meaning of the holidays.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Washington Square Arch (in Washington Square Park)

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M098 Washington Square Park 2014-12-24 2014-12-24 5:00 pm 6:00 pm 40.7312, -73.9971 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:31:48 EST
<![CDATA[Le Carrousel at Bryant Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/25/le-carrousel http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/25/le-carrousel Date: December 25, 2014

Support the Mayor’s Community Parks Initiative by taking a spin on Le Carrousel in Bryant Park.

Through the entire month of December, Le Carrousel in Bryant Park will contribute $1 from each individual ticket sale to this worthy program which invests money and resources in the community parks that need it most.

Please note: Le Carrousel is open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Sundays through Thursdays and from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. On Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, Le Carrousel will open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. during Holiday Recess (December 26 - December 30).

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-12-25 2014-12-25 11:00 am 6:00 pm 40.7533, -73.984 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5476342bc91cf.jpg Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:00:04 EST
<![CDATA[Holiday Train Show]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/26/holiday-train-show http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/26/holiday-train-show Date: December 26, 2014

A 23-year New York tradition where real trains zip past city landmarks in the glow of the great Haupt Conservatory.

Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials. Marvel over G-scale trains humming along between the Statue of Liberty and Rockefeller Center, traveling on a quarter mile of track as they bring life to this cherished holiday experience. Real trains, real landmarks, real fun—now at NYBG.

Please note: Advance reservations are strongly recommended as tickets do sell out. Purchase tickets here. This exhibition is closed on Mondays.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: New York Botanical Garden

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2014-12-26 2014-12-26 10:00 am 8:00 pm 40.8626, -73.8783 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:01 EST
<![CDATA[Le Carrousel at Bryant Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/26/le-carrousel-at-bryant-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/26/le-carrousel-at-bryant-park Date: December 26, 2014

Support the Mayor’s Community Parks Initiative by taking a spin on Le Carrousel in Bryant Park.

Through the entire month of December, Le Carrousel in Bryant Park will contribute $1 from each individual ticket sale to this worthy program which invests money and resources in the community parks that need it most.

Please note: Le Carrousel is open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Sundays through Thursdays and from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. On Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, Le Carrousel will open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. during Holiday Recess (December 26 - December 30).

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-12-26 2014-12-26 10:00 am 10:00 pm 40.7533, -73.984 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5476342bc91cf.jpg Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:00:04 EST
<![CDATA[Seasonal Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/26/seasonal-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/26/seasonal-crafts Date: December 26, 2014

Make seasonal and holiday arts & crafts items to take home.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-12-26 2014-12-26 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:15 EST
<![CDATA[Holiday Train Show]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/27/holiday-train-show http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/27/holiday-train-show Date: December 27, 2014

A 23-year New York tradition where real trains zip past city landmarks in the glow of the great Haupt Conservatory.

Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials. Marvel over G-scale trains humming along between the Statue of Liberty and Rockefeller Center, traveling on a quarter mile of track as they bring life to this cherished holiday experience. Real trains, real landmarks, real fun—now at NYBG.

Please note: Advance reservations are strongly recommended as tickets do sell out. Purchase tickets here. This exhibition is closed on Mondays.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: New York Botanical Garden

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2014-12-27 2014-12-27 10:00 am 8:00 pm 40.8626, -73.8783 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:01 EST
<![CDATA[Family Art Project: Create Your Year - Hello 2015!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/27/family-art-project-create-your-year-hello-2015 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/27/family-art-project-create-your-year-hello-2015 Date: December 27, 2014

Learn from gardeners, who plant according to the phases of the moon. What might your year look like if it was designed according to the lunar calendar? Capture your vision of seasonal delights, and create your very own hanging calendar for the New Year at this classic Wave Hill program. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Wave Hill

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X209 Wave Hill 2014-12-27 2014-12-27 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.8987, -73.9125 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/546103fe602c8.jpg Tue, 18 Nov 2014 15:00:03 EST
<![CDATA[Le Carrousel at Bryant Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/27/le-carrousel-at-bryant-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/27/le-carrousel-at-bryant-park Date: December 27, 2014

Support the Mayor’s Community Parks Initiative by taking a spin on Le Carrousel in Bryant Park.

Through the entire month of December, Le Carrousel in Bryant Park will contribute $1 from each individual ticket sale to this worthy program which invests money and resources in the community parks that need it most.

Please note: Le Carrousel is open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Sundays through Thursdays and from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. On Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, Le Carrousel will open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. during Holiday Recess (December 26 - December 30).

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-12-27 2014-12-27 10:00 am 10:00 pm 40.7533, -73.984 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5476342bc91cf.jpg Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:00:04 EST
<![CDATA[Paper Arts & Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/27/paper-arts-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/27/paper-arts-crafts Date: December 27, 2014

Participants will have fun creating paper arts and crafts. Projects may also include origami, kirigami, decoupage, and collage.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2014-12-27 2014-12-27 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:56 EST
<![CDATA[The Night Sky]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/27/the-night-sky http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/27/the-night-sky Date: December 27, 2014

The wonders of the universe are ready to be discovered and New York City parks are the perfect place to stargaze and explore the night sky.

Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history and folklore of the universe. Night Sky programs highlight the history and folklore of the solar system, using the naked eye to locate stars and planets.

Programs are best enjoyed on clear nights, so please call ahead if weather conditions are not clear.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 352-1769

Location: Passarelle Ramp at David Dinkins Circle (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)

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Q099 Flushing Meadows Corona Park 2014-12-27 2014-12-27 6:00 pm 40.7514, -73.8431 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:20 EST
<![CDATA[Le Carrousel at Bryant Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/28/le-carrousel-at-bryant-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/28/le-carrousel-at-bryant-park Date: December 28, 2014

Support the Mayor’s Community Parks Initiative by taking a spin on Le Carrousel in Bryant Park.

Through the entire month of December, Le Carrousel in Bryant Park will contribute $1 from each individual ticket sale to this worthy program which invests money and resources in the community parks that need it most.

Please note: Le Carrousel is open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Sundays through Thursdays and from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. On Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, Le Carrousel will open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. during Holiday Recess (December 26 - December 30).

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-12-28 2014-12-28 10:00 am 10:00 pm 40.7533, -73.984 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5476342bc91cf.jpg Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:00:04 EST
<![CDATA[Seal Exploration]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/28/seal-exploration http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/28/seal-exploration Date: December 28, 2014

New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. From falcons and salamanders, to deer and seals, wildlife viewing opportunities exist year-round in all of our parks.

Winter is the best time of year to spot seals on the small rocky islands which surround Orchard Beach. Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in New York City.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 319-7258

Location: Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2014-12-28 2014-12-28 10:00 am 40.8704, -73.7867 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:14 EST
<![CDATA[Holiday Train Show]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/28/holiday-train-show http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/28/holiday-train-show Date: December 28, 2014

A 23-year New York tradition where real trains zip past city landmarks in the glow of the great Haupt Conservatory.

Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials. Marvel over G-scale trains humming along between the Statue of Liberty and Rockefeller Center, traveling on a quarter mile of track as they bring life to this cherished holiday experience. Real trains, real landmarks, real fun—now at NYBG.

Please note: Advance reservations are strongly recommended as tickets do sell out. Purchase tickets here. This exhibition is closed on Mondays.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: New York Botanical Garden

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2014-12-28 2014-12-28 10:00 am 7:00 pm 40.8626, -73.8783 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:01 EST
<![CDATA[Family Art Project: Create Your Year - Hello 2015!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/28/family-art-project-create-your-year-hello-2015 http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/28/family-art-project-create-your-year-hello-2015 Date: December 28, 2014

Learn from gardeners, who plant according to the phases of the moon. What might your year look like if it was designed according to the lunar calendar? Capture your vision of seasonal delights, and create your very own hanging calendar for the New Year at this classic Wave Hill program.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Wave Hill

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X209 Wave Hill 2014-12-28 2014-12-28 10:00 am 1:00 pm 40.8987, -73.9125 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5461043343999.jpg Tue, 18 Nov 2014 15:00:03 EST
<![CDATA[Youth Wheelchair Basketball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/28/youth-wheelchair-basketball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/28/youth-wheelchair-basketball Date: December 28, 2014

NYC Parks' Chelsea Recreation Center is starting a new sports program for children with physical disabilities ages 6-21. Come out and learn to play wheelchair basketball with the New York Rollin' Fury! There are sportschairs available for use at Chelsea Recreation Center, if needed.

For more information, contact Emmanuel Diaz at Emmanuel.Diaz@parks.nyc.gov or (212) 255-3705.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 255-3705

Location: Chelsea Recreation Center

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M260 Chelsea Recreation Center 2014-12-28 2014-12-28 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.7483, -74.0022 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:57 EST
<![CDATA[Holiday Train Show]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/29/holiday-train-show http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/29/holiday-train-show Date: December 29, 2014

A 23-year New York tradition where real trains zip past city landmarks in the glow of the great Haupt Conservatory.

Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials. Marvel over G-scale trains humming along between the Statue of Liberty and Rockefeller Center, traveling on a quarter mile of track as they bring life to this cherished holiday experience. Real trains, real landmarks, real fun—now at NYBG.

Please note: Advance reservations are strongly recommended as tickets do sell out. Purchase tickets here.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: New York Botanical Garden

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2014-12-29 2014-12-29 10:00 am 7:00 pm 40.8626, -73.8783 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:01 EST
<![CDATA[Le Carrousel at Bryant Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/29/le-carrousel-at-bryant-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/29/le-carrousel-at-bryant-park Date: December 29, 2014

Support the Mayor’s Community Parks Initiative by taking a spin on Le Carrousel in Bryant Park.

Through the entire month of December, Le Carrousel in Bryant Park will contribute $1 from each individual ticket sale to this worthy program which invests money and resources in the community parks that need it most.

Please note: Le Carrousel is open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Sundays through Thursdays and from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. On Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, Le Carrousel will open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. during Holiday Recess (December 26 - December 30).

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-12-29 2014-12-29 10:00 am 10:00 pm 40.7533, -73.984 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5476342bc91cf.jpg Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:00:04 EST
<![CDATA[Holiday Train Show]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/30/holiday-train-show http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/30/holiday-train-show Date: December 30, 2014

A 23-year New York tradition where real trains zip past city landmarks in the glow of the great Haupt Conservatory.

Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials. Marvel over G-scale trains humming along between the Statue of Liberty and Rockefeller Center, traveling on a quarter mile of track as they bring life to this cherished holiday experience. Real trains, real landmarks, real fun—now at NYBG.

Please note: Advance reservations are strongly recommended as tickets do sell out. Purchase tickets here. This exhibition is closed on Mondays.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: New York Botanical Garden

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2014-12-30 2014-12-30 10:00 am 7:00 pm 40.8626, -73.8783 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:01 EST
<![CDATA[Le Carrousel at Bryant Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/30/le-carrousel-at-bryant-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/30/le-carrousel-at-bryant-park Date: December 30, 2014

Support the Mayor’s Community Parks Initiative by taking a spin on Le Carrousel in Bryant Park.

Through the entire month of December, Le Carrousel in Bryant Park will contribute $1 from each individual ticket sale to this worthy program which invests money and resources in the community parks that need it most.

Please note: Le Carrousel is open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Sundays through Thursdays and from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. On Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, Le Carrousel will open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. during Holiday Recess (December 26 - December 30).

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 10:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-12-30 2014-12-30 10:00 am 10:00 pm 40.7533, -73.984 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5476342bc91cf.jpg Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:00:04 EST
<![CDATA[Holiday Train Show]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/31/holiday-train-show http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/31/holiday-train-show Date: December 31, 2014

A 23-year New York tradition where real trains zip past city landmarks in the glow of the great Haupt Conservatory.

Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials. Marvel over G-scale trains humming along between the Statue of Liberty and Rockefeller Center, traveling on a quarter mile of track as they bring life to this cherished holiday experience. Real trains, real landmarks, real fun—now at NYBG.

Please note: Advance reservations are strongly recommended as tickets do sell out. Purchase tickets here. This exhibition is closed on Mondays.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: New York Botanical Garden

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2014-12-31 2014-12-31 10:00 am 7:00 pm 40.8626, -73.8783 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:01 EST
<![CDATA[Le Carrousel at Bryant Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/31/le-carrousel-at-bryant-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/12/31/le-carrousel-at-bryant-park Date: December 31, 2014

Support the Mayor’s Community Parks Initiative by taking a spin on Le Carrousel in Bryant Park.

Through the entire month of December, Le Carrousel in Bryant Park will contribute $1 from each individual ticket sale to this worthy program which invests money and resources in the community parks that need it most.

Please note: Le Carrousel is open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Sundays through Thursdays and from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. On Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, Le Carrousel will open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. during Holiday Recess (December 26 - December 30).

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 9:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park)

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M008 Bryant Park 2014-12-31 2014-12-31 11:00 am 9:00 pm 40.7533, -73.984 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5476342bc91cf.jpg Mon, 15 Dec 2014 17:00:03 EST
<![CDATA[Holiday Train Show]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/01/holiday-train-show http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/01/holiday-train-show Date: January 1, 2015

A 23-year New York tradition where real trains zip past city landmarks in the glow of the great Haupt Conservatory.

Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials. Marvel over G-scale trains humming along between the Statue of Liberty and Rockefeller Center, traveling on a quarter mile of track as they bring life to this cherished holiday experience. Real trains, real landmarks, real fun—now at NYBG.

Please note: Advance reservations are strongly recommended as tickets do sell out. Purchase tickets here. This exhibition is closed on Mondays.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: New York Botanical Garden

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2015-01-01 2015-01-01 10:00 am 7:00 pm 40.8626, -73.8783 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:01 EST
<![CDATA[Holiday Train Show]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/02/holiday-train-show http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/02/holiday-train-show Date: January 2, 2015

A 23-year New York tradition where real trains zip past city landmarks in the glow of the great Haupt Conservatory.

Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials. Marvel over G-scale trains humming along between the Statue of Liberty and Rockefeller Center, traveling on a quarter mile of track as they bring life to this cherished holiday experience. Real trains, real landmarks, real fun—now at NYBG.

Please note: Advance reservations are strongly recommended as tickets do sell out. Purchase tickets here. This exhibition is closed on some Mondays and major holidays.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: New York Botanical Garden

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2015-01-02 2015-01-02 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.8626, -73.8783 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:01 EST
<![CDATA[Seasonal Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/02/seasonal-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/02/seasonal-crafts Date: January 2, 2015

Make seasonal and holiday arts & crafts items to take home.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-01-02 2015-01-02 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:15 EST
<![CDATA[Holiday Train Show]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/03/holiday-train-show http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/03/holiday-train-show Date: January 3, 2015

A 23-year New York tradition where real trains zip past city landmarks in the glow of the great Haupt Conservatory.

Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials. Marvel over G-scale trains humming along between the Statue of Liberty and Rockefeller Center, traveling on a quarter mile of track as they bring life to this cherished holiday experience. Real trains, real landmarks, real fun—now at NYBG.

Please note: Advance reservations are strongly recommended as tickets do sell out. Purchase tickets here. This exhibition is closed on Mondays.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: New York Botanical Garden

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2015-01-03 2015-01-03 10:00 am 7:00 pm 40.8626, -73.8783 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:01 EST
<![CDATA[Astronomy: Quadrantids Meteor Shower]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/03/astronomy-quadrantids-meteor-shower http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/03/astronomy-quadrantids-meteor-shower Date: January 3, 2015

Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history and folklore of the universe. Astronomy programs feature the use of telescopes and binoculars to observe specific astronomical events. Many programs feature astronomy experts and all equipments is provided. At this program, we'll try to get a glimpse of the Quadrantids meteor shower, an annual meteor shower that happens at this time of year.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: 718-421-2021

Location: Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park)

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B057 Marine Park 2015-01-03 2015-01-03 6:00 pm 40.6047, -73.9298 Mon, 15 Dec 2014 11:00:03 EST
<![CDATA[Holiday Train Show]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/04/holiday-train-show http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/04/holiday-train-show Date: January 4, 2015

A 23-year New York tradition where real trains zip past city landmarks in the glow of the great Haupt Conservatory.

Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials. Marvel over G-scale trains humming along between the Statue of Liberty and Rockefeller Center, traveling on a quarter mile of track as they bring life to this cherished holiday experience. Real trains, real landmarks, real fun—now at NYBG.

Please note: Advance reservations are strongly recommended as tickets do sell out. Purchase tickets here. This exhibition is closed on some Mondays and major holidays.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: New York Botanical Garden

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2015-01-04 2015-01-04 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.8626, -73.8783 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:01 EST
<![CDATA[Youth Wheelchair Basketball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/04/youth-wheelchair-basketball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/04/youth-wheelchair-basketball Date: January 4, 2015

NYC Parks' Chelsea Recreation Center is starting a new sports program for children with physical disabilities ages 6-21. Come out and learn to play wheelchair basketball with the New York Rollin' Fury! There are sportschairs available for use at Chelsea Recreation Center, if needed.

For more information, contact Emmanuel Diaz at Emmanuel.Diaz@parks.nyc.gov or (212) 255-3705.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 255-3705

Location: Chelsea Recreation Center

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M260 Chelsea Recreation Center 2015-01-04 2015-01-04 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.7483, -74.0022 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:57 EST
<![CDATA[Astonomy: Quadrantids Meteor Shower]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/04/astonomy-quadrantids-meteor-shower http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/04/astonomy-quadrantids-meteor-shower Date: January 4, 2015

Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history and folklore of the universe. Astronomy programs feature the use of telescopes and binoculars to observe specific astronomical events. Many programs feature astronomy experts and all equipments is provided. At this program, we'll try to get a glimpse of the Quadrantids meteor shower, an annual meteor shower that happens at this time of year.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 352-1769

Location: Cunningham Park Parking Lot (in Cunningham Park)

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Q021 Cunningham Park 2015-01-04 2015-01-04 6:00 pm 40.7309, -73.774 Mon, 15 Dec 2014 11:00:03 EST
<![CDATA[Holiday Train Show]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/06/holiday-train-show http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/06/holiday-train-show Date: January 6, 2015

A 23-year New York tradition where real trains zip past city landmarks in the glow of the great Haupt Conservatory.

Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials. Marvel over G-scale trains humming along between the Statue of Liberty and Rockefeller Center, traveling on a quarter mile of track as they bring life to this cherished holiday experience. Real trains, real landmarks, real fun—now at NYBG.

Please note: Advance reservations are strongly recommended as tickets do sell out. Purchase tickets here. This exhibition is closed on some Mondays and major holidays.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: New York Botanical Garden

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2015-01-06 2015-01-06 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.8626, -73.8783 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:01 EST
<![CDATA[Holiday Train Show]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/07/holiday-train-show http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/07/holiday-train-show Date: January 7, 2015

A 23-year New York tradition where real trains zip past city landmarks in the glow of the great Haupt Conservatory.

Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials. Marvel over G-scale trains humming along between the Statue of Liberty and Rockefeller Center, traveling on a quarter mile of track as they bring life to this cherished holiday experience. Real trains, real landmarks, real fun—now at NYBG.

Please note: Advance reservations are strongly recommended as tickets do sell out. Purchase tickets here. This exhibition is closed on some Mondays and major holidays.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: New York Botanical Garden

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2015-01-07 2015-01-07 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.8626, -73.8783 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:01 EST
<![CDATA[Holiday Train Show]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/08/holiday-train-show http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/08/holiday-train-show Date: January 8, 2015

A 23-year New York tradition where real trains zip past city landmarks in the glow of the great Haupt Conservatory.

Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials. Marvel over G-scale trains humming along between the Statue of Liberty and Rockefeller Center, traveling on a quarter mile of track as they bring life to this cherished holiday experience. Real trains, real landmarks, real fun—now at NYBG.

Please note: Advance reservations are strongly recommended as tickets do sell out. Purchase tickets here. This exhibition is closed on some Mondays and major holidays.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: New York Botanical Garden

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2015-01-08 2015-01-08 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.8626, -73.8783 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:01 EST
<![CDATA[Holiday Train Show]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/09/holiday-train-show http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/09/holiday-train-show Date: January 9, 2015

A 23-year New York tradition where real trains zip past city landmarks in the glow of the great Haupt Conservatory.

Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials. Marvel over G-scale trains humming along between the Statue of Liberty and Rockefeller Center, traveling on a quarter mile of track as they bring life to this cherished holiday experience. Real trains, real landmarks, real fun—now at NYBG.

Please note: Advance reservations are strongly recommended as tickets do sell out. Purchase tickets here. This exhibition is closed on some Mondays and major holidays.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: New York Botanical Garden

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2015-01-09 2015-01-09 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.8626, -73.8783 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:01 EST
<![CDATA[Seasonal Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/09/seasonal-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/09/seasonal-crafts Date: January 9, 2015

Make seasonal and holiday arts & crafts items to take home.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-01-09 2015-01-09 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:15 EST
<![CDATA[Holiday Train Show]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/10/holiday-train-show http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/10/holiday-train-show Date: January 10, 2015

A 23-year New York tradition where real trains zip past city landmarks in the glow of the great Haupt Conservatory.

Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials. Marvel over G-scale trains humming along between the Statue of Liberty and Rockefeller Center, traveling on a quarter mile of track as they bring life to this cherished holiday experience. Real trains, real landmarks, real fun—now at NYBG.

Please note: Advance reservations are strongly recommended as tickets do sell out. Purchase tickets here. This exhibition is closed on Mondays.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: New York Botanical Garden

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2015-01-10 2015-01-10 10:00 am 7:00 pm 40.8626, -73.8783 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:01 EST
<![CDATA[Holiday Train Show]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/11/holiday-train-show http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/11/holiday-train-show Date: January 11, 2015

A 23-year New York tradition where real trains zip past city landmarks in the glow of the great Haupt Conservatory.

Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials. Marvel over G-scale trains humming along between the Statue of Liberty and Rockefeller Center, traveling on a quarter mile of track as they bring life to this cherished holiday experience. Real trains, real landmarks, real fun—now at NYBG.

Please note: Advance reservations are strongly recommended as tickets do sell out. Purchase tickets here. This exhibition is closed on some Mondays and major holidays.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: New York Botanical Garden

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2015-01-11 2015-01-11 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.8626, -73.8783 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:02 EST
<![CDATA[Youth Wheelchair Basketball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/11/youth-wheelchair-basketball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/11/youth-wheelchair-basketball Date: January 11, 2015

NYC Parks' Chelsea Recreation Center is starting a new sports program for children with physical disabilities ages 6-21. Come out and learn to play wheelchair basketball with the New York Rollin' Fury! There are sportschairs available for use at Chelsea Recreation Center, if needed.

For more information, contact Emmanuel Diaz at Emmanuel.Diaz@parks.nyc.gov or (212) 255-3705.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 255-3705

Location: Chelsea Recreation Center

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M260 Chelsea Recreation Center 2015-01-11 2015-01-11 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.7483, -74.0022 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:57 EST
<![CDATA[Recycled & Repurposed Children’s Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/11/recycled-repurposed-childrens-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/11/recycled-repurposed-childrens-crafts Date: January 11, 2015

After dropping off items at the E-Waste Event, join us in the Education Building where we’ll be making children’s crafts out of recycled and repurposed items.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2015-01-11 2015-01-11 1:00 pm 3:00 pm 40.7515, -73.8262 Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:00:03 EST
<![CDATA[Build a Birdfeeder]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/11/build-a-birdfeeder http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/11/build-a-birdfeeder Date: January 11, 2015

This winter, join the Urban Park Rangers for the Nature's Workshop series. Each program in this series explores its topic in depth and allows you to develop a skill, participate in a hands-on project, and indulge your curiosity. All supplies provided. Learn about winter birds in your neighborhood and what they like to eat. Build your very own bird feeder from recycled materials. Participants chosen by lottery. To enter your name in the lottery, visit www.nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Thursday, January 1st.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 421-2021

Location: Marine Park at E. 36th Street (in Marine Park)

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B057 Marine Park 2015-01-11 2015-01-11 1:00 pm 40.6054, -73.9276 Thu, 11 Dec 2014 17:00:04 EST
<![CDATA[Holiday Train Show]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/13/holiday-train-show http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/13/holiday-train-show Date: January 13, 2015

A 23-year New York tradition where real trains zip past city landmarks in the glow of the great Haupt Conservatory.

Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials. Marvel over G-scale trains humming along between the Statue of Liberty and Rockefeller Center, traveling on a quarter mile of track as they bring life to this cherished holiday experience. Real trains, real landmarks, real fun—now at NYBG.

Please note: Advance reservations are strongly recommended as tickets do sell out. Purchase tickets here. This exhibition is closed on some Mondays and major holidays.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: New York Botanical Garden

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2015-01-13 2015-01-13 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.8626, -73.8783 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:02 EST
<![CDATA[Holiday Train Show]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/14/holiday-train-show http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/14/holiday-train-show Date: January 14, 2015

A 23-year New York tradition where real trains zip past city landmarks in the glow of the great Haupt Conservatory.

Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials. Marvel over G-scale trains humming along between the Statue of Liberty and Rockefeller Center, traveling on a quarter mile of track as they bring life to this cherished holiday experience. Real trains, real landmarks, real fun—now at NYBG.

Please note: Advance reservations are strongly recommended as tickets do sell out. Purchase tickets here. This exhibition is closed on some Mondays and major holidays.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: New York Botanical Garden

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2015-01-14 2015-01-14 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.8626, -73.8783 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:02 EST
<![CDATA[Holiday Train Show]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/15/holiday-train-show http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/15/holiday-train-show Date: January 15, 2015

A 23-year New York tradition where real trains zip past city landmarks in the glow of the great Haupt Conservatory.

Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials. Marvel over G-scale trains humming along between the Statue of Liberty and Rockefeller Center, traveling on a quarter mile of track as they bring life to this cherished holiday experience. Real trains, real landmarks, real fun—now at NYBG.

Please note: Advance reservations are strongly recommended as tickets do sell out. Purchase tickets here. This exhibition is closed on some Mondays and major holidays.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: New York Botanical Garden

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2015-01-15 2015-01-15 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.8626, -73.8783 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:02 EST
<![CDATA[Holiday Train Show]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/16/holiday-train-show http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/16/holiday-train-show Date: January 16, 2015

A 23-year New York tradition where real trains zip past city landmarks in the glow of the great Haupt Conservatory.

Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials. Marvel over G-scale trains humming along between the Statue of Liberty and Rockefeller Center, traveling on a quarter mile of track as they bring life to this cherished holiday experience. Real trains, real landmarks, real fun—now at NYBG.

Please note: Advance reservations are strongly recommended as tickets do sell out. Purchase tickets here. This exhibition is closed on some Mondays and major holidays.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: New York Botanical Garden

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2015-01-16 2015-01-16 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.8626, -73.8783 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:02 EST
<![CDATA[Seasonal Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/16/seasonal-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/16/seasonal-crafts Date: January 16, 2015

Make seasonal and holiday arts & crafts items to take home.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-01-16 2015-01-16 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:15 EST
<![CDATA[Holiday Train Show]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/17/holiday-train-show http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/17/holiday-train-show Date: January 17, 2015

A 23-year New York tradition where real trains zip past city landmarks in the glow of the great Haupt Conservatory.

Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials. Marvel over G-scale trains humming along between the Statue of Liberty and Rockefeller Center, traveling on a quarter mile of track as they bring life to this cherished holiday experience. Real trains, real landmarks, real fun—now at NYBG.

Please note: Advance reservations are strongly recommended as tickets do sell out. Purchase tickets here. This exhibition is closed on Mondays.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 7:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: New York Botanical Garden

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2015-01-17 2015-01-17 10:00 am 7:00 pm 40.8626, -73.8783 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:01 EST
<![CDATA[Arts, Crafts, and Game Day with Princess for Lifetime]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/17/artscraftsgame-day-with-princess-for-lifetime http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/17/artscraftsgame-day-with-princess-for-lifetime Date: January 17, 2015

Participants will enjoy arts and crafts, as well as games and activities using sand art, paper crafts, and more.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-01-17 2015-01-17 10:00 am 12:00 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:30:42 EST
<![CDATA[Nature Exploration: Hunter Island]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/17/nature-exploration-hunter-island-moderate http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/17/nature-exploration-hunter-island-moderate Date: January 17, 2015

Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City. On our hikes, you may explore nature, discover our city’s urban forests, or just unplug form the world to clear your head. Hiking programs feature intensity levels ranging from light, to moderate (longer, faster paced hikes on rugged terrain), to vigorous. This is a moderate hike.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 319-7258

Location: Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)

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X039 Pelham Bay Park 2015-01-17 2015-01-17 1:00 pm 40.8704, -73.7867 Mon, 15 Dec 2014 18:00:05 EST
<![CDATA[Holiday Train Show]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/18/holiday-train-show http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/18/holiday-train-show Date: January 18, 2015

A 23-year New York tradition where real trains zip past city landmarks in the glow of the great Haupt Conservatory.

Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials. Marvel over G-scale trains humming along between the Statue of Liberty and Rockefeller Center, traveling on a quarter mile of track as they bring life to this cherished holiday experience. Real trains, real landmarks, real fun—now at NYBG.

Please note: Advance reservations are strongly recommended as tickets do sell out. Purchase tickets here. This exhibition is closed on some Mondays and major holidays.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: New York Botanical Garden

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2015-01-18 2015-01-18 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.8626, -73.8783 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:02 EST
<![CDATA[Youth Wheelchair Basketball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/18/youth-wheelchair-basketball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/18/youth-wheelchair-basketball Date: January 18, 2015

NYC Parks' Chelsea Recreation Center is starting a new sports program for children with physical disabilities ages 6-21. Come out and learn to play wheelchair basketball with the New York Rollin' Fury! There are sportschairs available for use at Chelsea Recreation Center, if needed.

For more information, contact Emmanuel Diaz at Emmanuel.Diaz@parks.nyc.gov or (212) 255-3705.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 255-3705

Location: Chelsea Recreation Center

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M260 Chelsea Recreation Center 2015-01-18 2015-01-18 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.7483, -74.0022 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:57 EST
<![CDATA[Birding: Winter BIrds]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/18/birding-winter-birds http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/18/birding-winter-birds Date: January 18, 2015

New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. We offer birding programs throughout the year and are appropriate for all skill levels - beginners are welcome. Enjoy learning about the birds which call New York CIty parks home for the Winter months.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 421-2021

Location: Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2015-01-18 2015-01-18 11:00 am 40.6607, -73.9654 Fri, 12 Dec 2014 19:00:03 EST
<![CDATA[Holiday Train Show]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/19/holiday-train-show http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/19/holiday-train-show Date: January 19, 2015

A 23-year New York tradition where real trains zip past city landmarks in the glow of the great Haupt Conservatory.

Step into a city in miniature featuring more than 150 iconic buildings recreated with bark, leaves, and other natural materials. Marvel over G-scale trains humming along between the Statue of Liberty and Rockefeller Center, traveling on a quarter mile of track as they bring life to this cherished holiday experience. Real trains, real landmarks, real fun—now at NYBG.

Please note: Advance reservations are strongly recommended as tickets do sell out. Purchase tickets here. This exhibition is closed on some Mondays and major holidays.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 6:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: New York Botanical Garden

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2015-01-19 2015-01-19 10:00 am 6:00 pm 40.8626, -73.8783 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:33:02 EST
<![CDATA[Grow to Learn Workshop: Cooking with Kids]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/22/grow-to-learn-workshop-cooking-with-kids http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/22/grow-to-learn-workshop-cooking-with-kids Date: January 22, 2015

Join chefs from School Food's Garden to Cafe Program as they discuss tips, tools, and techniques for preparing food from your garden with students.

You'll learn how to harvest and store garden produce until use, review equipment and guidelines for using kitchen tools with kids, learn what equipment to have in your garden kitchen, and participate in delicious, hands-on cooking demos.

Register here.

Start time: 4:30 pm

End time: 6:30 pm

Contact phone:

Location: New Settlement Community Center

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2015-01-22 2015-01-22 4:30 pm 6:30 pm 40.8424, -73.9162 Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:00:03 EST
<![CDATA[Seasonal Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/23/seasonal-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/23/seasonal-crafts Date: January 23, 2015

Make seasonal and holiday arts & crafts items to take home.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-01-23 2015-01-23 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:15 EST
<![CDATA[Citizen Science Birdfeeder Workshop]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/24/citizen-science-birdfeeder-workshop http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/24/citizen-science-birdfeeder-workshop Date: January 24, 2015

This winter, join the Urban Park Rangers for the Nature's Workshop series. Each program in this series explores its topic in depth and allows you to develop a skill, participate in a hands-on project, and indulge your curiosity. All supplies provided. Citizen Science projects empower you to contribute to valuable scientific studies. Learn about Project FeederWatch, a Citizen Science program, as well as other Citizen Science projects and how to participate in them. Participants will also make nature bird feeders to take home.

Registration required. To register please vist www.nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, January 14th.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 352-1769

Location: Fort Totten Park

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Q458 Fort Totten Park 2015-01-24 2015-01-24 11:00 am 40.7924, -73.777 Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:00:03 EST
<![CDATA[Youth Wheelchair Basketball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/25/youth-wheelchair-basketball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/25/youth-wheelchair-basketball Date: January 25, 2015

NYC Parks' Chelsea Recreation Center is starting a new sports program for children with physical disabilities ages 6-21. Come out and learn to play wheelchair basketball with the New York Rollin' Fury! There are sportschairs available for use at Chelsea Recreation Center, if needed.

For more information, contact Emmanuel Diaz at Emmanuel.Diaz@parks.nyc.gov or (212) 255-3705.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 255-3705

Location: Chelsea Recreation Center

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M260 Chelsea Recreation Center 2015-01-25 2015-01-25 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.7483, -74.0022 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:57 EST
<![CDATA[Seasonal Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/30/seasonal-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/30/seasonal-crafts Date: January 30, 2015

Make seasonal and holiday arts & crafts items to take home.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-01-30 2015-01-30 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:15 EST
<![CDATA[Astronomy]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/31/astronomy http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/01/31/astronomy Date: January 31, 2015

Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history and folklore of the universe. Astronomy programs feature the use of telescopes and binoculars to observe specific astronomical events. Many programs feature astronomy experts and all equipments is provided.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time:

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

Location: Wolfe's Pond Park Comfort Station (in Wolfe's Pond Park)

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R031 Wolfe's Pond Park 2015-01-31 2015-01-31 6:00 pm 40.5204, -74.1895 Tue, 16 Dec 2014 15:00:03 EST
<![CDATA[Youth Wheelchair Basketball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/01/youth-wheelchair-basketball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/01/youth-wheelchair-basketball Date: February 1, 2015

NYC Parks' Chelsea Recreation Center is starting a new sports program for children with physical disabilities ages 6-21. Come out and learn to play wheelchair basketball with the New York Rollin' Fury! There are sportschairs available for use at Chelsea Recreation Center, if needed.

For more information, contact Emmanuel Diaz at Emmanuel.Diaz@parks.nyc.gov or (212) 255-3705.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 255-3705

Location: Chelsea Recreation Center

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M260 Chelsea Recreation Center 2015-02-01 2015-02-01 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.7483, -74.0022 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:57 EST
<![CDATA[Seasonal Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/06/seasonal-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/06/seasonal-crafts Date: February 6, 2015

Make seasonal and holiday arts & crafts items to take home.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-02-06 2015-02-06 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:15 EST
<![CDATA[Youth Wheelchair Basketball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/08/youth-wheelchair-basketball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/08/youth-wheelchair-basketball Date: February 8, 2015

NYC Parks' Chelsea Recreation Center is starting a new sports program for children with physical disabilities ages 6-21. Come out and learn to play wheelchair basketball with the New York Rollin' Fury! There are sportschairs available for use at Chelsea Recreation Center, if needed.

For more information, contact Emmanuel Diaz at Emmanuel.Diaz@parks.nyc.gov or (212) 255-3705.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 255-3705

Location: Chelsea Recreation Center

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M260 Chelsea Recreation Center 2015-02-08 2015-02-08 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.7483, -74.0022 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:57 EST
<![CDATA[Seasonal Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/13/seasonal-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/13/seasonal-crafts Date: February 13, 2015

Make seasonal and holiday arts & crafts items to take home.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-02-13 2015-02-13 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:15 EST
<![CDATA[Youth Wheelchair Basketball]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/15/youth-wheelchair-basketball http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/15/youth-wheelchair-basketball Date: February 15, 2015

NYC Parks' Chelsea Recreation Center is starting a new sports program for children with physical disabilities ages 6-21. Come out and learn to play wheelchair basketball with the New York Rollin' Fury! There are sportschairs available for use at Chelsea Recreation Center, if needed.

For more information, contact Emmanuel Diaz at Emmanuel.Diaz@parks.nyc.gov or (212) 255-3705.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 255-3705

Location: Chelsea Recreation Center

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M260 Chelsea Recreation Center 2015-02-15 2015-02-15 11:00 am 1:00 pm 40.7483, -74.0022 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:35:57 EST
<![CDATA[Celebrate Black History Month: George Washington Carver Workshop]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/17/celebrate-black-history-month-george-washington-carver-workshop http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/17/celebrate-black-history-month-george-washington-carver-workshop Date: February 17, 2015

Called the “Wizard of Tuskegee,” Dr. George Washington Carver made significant contributions in the field of botany.

Learn how plants played an important role in his early life and about his later achievements in botany, agriculture, chemurgy, botanical illustration, industrial engineering, and medicine. Paint with plants, and plant a peanut to take home for further observation.

Advance registration and payment required is required. Please register here.

Start time: 1:30 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2015-02-17 2015-02-17 1:30 pm 3:00 pm 40.7515, -73.8262 Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:00:03 EST
<![CDATA[NYC Compost Project hosted by Queens Botanical Garden: I Heart Worms for Families]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/19/nyc-compost-project-hosted-by-queens-botanical-garden-i-heart-worms-for-families http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/19/nyc-compost-project-hosted-by-queens-botanical-garden-i-heart-worms-for-families Date: February 19, 2015

Did you know that worms have five pairs of hearts?

This unique hands-on workshop introduces kids (ages 5 and up, accompanied by an adult) to the life of indoor composting (red wiggler) worms! Make heart-shaped compost cookies for your plants; be prepared to get your hands dirty!

Registration is required; please email compost@queensbotanical.org.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 539-5296

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2015-02-19 2015-02-19 2:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.7515, -73.8262 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/548768523d1ac.jpg Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:00:03 EST
<![CDATA[Storytime & Craft at Queens Botanical Garden]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/19/storytime-craft-qbg http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/19/storytime-craft-qbg Date: February 19, 2015

Bring your little gardeners and nature lovers to QBG for a relaxing afternoon featuring nature-inspired stories, followed by a botanically-themed craft activity (while supplies last).

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 886-3800

Location: Queens Botanical Garden

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2015-02-19 2015-02-19 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.7515, -73.8262 Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:00:03 EST
<![CDATA[Seasonal Crafts]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/20/seasonal-crafts http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/20/seasonal-crafts Date: February 20, 2015

Make seasonal and holiday arts & crafts items to take home.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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X040 Poe Park 2015-02-20 2015-02-20 2:00 pm 3:30 pm 40.865, -73.8947 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:34:15 EST
<![CDATA[Birding: Eagles]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/21/birding-eagles http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2015/02/21/birding-eagles Date: February 21, 2015

New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife.

Winter is a spetacular season for observing Bald Eagles through New York City parks. Join us for this early morning program and enjoy learning more about their natural history and basic biology. Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.

We offer birding programs throughout the year. These programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time:

Contact phone: (212) 628-2345

Location: Payson Park House (in Inwood Hill Park)

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M042 Inwood Hill Park 2015-02-21 2015-02-21 9:00 am 40.8673, -73.929 Mon, 15 Dec 2014 14:00:03 EST